Schierholtz Stars In Debut; Phils Win

Phillies 3, Nationals 2 WP – Vance Worley (6-6, 3.63) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-7, 3.57) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (23) WASHINGTON — Nate Schierholtz expressed that he was happy to get a fresh start in Philadelphia. If he plays like he did in the Phillies 3-2 win on a regular basis, his leash will … Continue reading Schierholtz Stars In Debut; Phils Win

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Kickin’ It Old School: Hamels Shuts Out Nats

Phillies 4, Nationals 0 WP – Cole Hamels (7-1, 2.17) LP – Edwin Jackson (1-2, 3.38) PHILADELPHIA — The only Phillies pitcher that can seem to beat Washington this season is Cole Hamels. Enjoying a career season in which Hamels is looking to get paid, he shut down the Nationals for the second time this … Continue reading Kickin’ It Old School: Hamels Shuts Out Nats

Falling down the slippery slope of meaningless games

It’s really hard to gauge if this recent string of play from the Phillies is something worry about or if it will all go away once October baseball starts. Whatever it is, the Phillies have lost for the fifth straight time, a first in 16 months. The score was 7-5 and the result was the … Continue reading Falling down the slippery slope of meaningless games

Lidge plunks Gomes with bases loaded; Phils lose

It was a slider that just wouldn’t break. Brad Lidge came inside on Jonny Gomes with the slider but the breaking ball hung, hitting Gomes. The only problem with that was the fact it was the bottom of the 10th and the bases were loaded. Ryan Zimmerman, Friday night’s hero with a walk-off grand slam, … Continue reading Lidge plunks Gomes with bases loaded; Phils lose

Whacky 3rd dooms Lannan, Nats

The last time John Lannan faced the Phillies, he finally snapped a 13-game winless spell against Philadelphia with his first winning decision on June 1. But things were back to normal tonight as Lanna, 1-10 in his career against the Phils, struggled again. Lannan’s night was highlighted by a miserable 3rd inning as the Phils … Continue reading Whacky 3rd dooms Lannan, Nats

Espinosa homers twice in Nats win

So far this series, Danny Espinosa has been playing the part of an All-Star. The Nationals second baseman homered twice tonight in a 10-2 win over the Phillies. Espinosa has homered three times through the first two games of the series. He was three-for-four with a home run and four RBIs. Espinosa also scored  two … Continue reading Espinosa homers twice in Nats win

Werth, Nats got Vance’d

Vance Worley, who looks like he could be straight out of “Major League” as Wild Thing Rick Vaughn, made quick work of the Nationals. Worley, making his second start in place of the injured Joe Blanton, pitched six innings, scattering a run and four hits while striking out seven in the Phillies 7-4 win. Worley … Continue reading Werth, Nats got Vance’d